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'Our kids need proper water': Pleas for action over uranium in drinking water

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Residents in some of Australia's poorest communities are drinking water high in uranium, and residents accuse governments of ignoring the problem. Elder Bob Liddle says: "If that was happening in Victoria, you'd have a hell of a row. There…

Apple fined $9 million for misleading customers

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Under consumer law, Apple is obliged to repair, replace or refund your iPhone or iPad — even if you've already taken it for third party repairs.

Optus brand battered by World Cup streaming fail

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Optus is working around the clock to fix its streaming service after a series of embarrassing blackouts during the World Cup, but will the telco run out of time?

Should healthy people take probiotic supplements?

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Probiotics have been proclaimed by many as the answer to all sorts of health issues and conditions. But what exactly are probiotics? And, more importantly, should you be taking them?

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This could be the travel guide Australia didn't know it needed

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When can you take a photo on sacred Indigenous land? What about asking elders questions? Marcia Langton's landmark travel guide to Indigenous Australia helps visitors understand how to travel through diverse cultures.

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Australian dollar sinks to one-year low, Wall St dips on trade war concerns

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As metal prices and US-China trade relations continue to slide, the Australian dollar took a hit. The escalating trade spat between the two largest economies also sunk global stock markets.

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Cult leader 'Taipan' ordered men and women to wrestle naked, court hears

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A beautiful mansion — built by Sir Alexander Downer — became home to a cult decades later. Details of the group known as the "Ideal Human Environment" movement have been revealed during a District Court trial.

What we know about the NSW budget so far

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Families, you are front and centre of today's NSW budget. But where else is the cash going?

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'Unscrupulous, well-rehearsed' 4WD scam ripping off tourists, Qld Parliament told

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A Gold Coast businessman is accused of ripping off tourists in "a relentless, systemic and well-rehearsed fraud", the Queensland Parliament is told.

'We must have American dominance in space': Trump launches new military 'Space Force'

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US President Donald Trump says he is ordering the establishment of a sixth branch of the military to clear the way for American dominance in space.

'Terrible and vile' comments left on page for Eurydice Dixon event

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Organisers of a vigil for Eurydice Dixon say they needed a team of moderators to deal with a barrage of comments posted on the event's Facebook page.

Chest pain isn't the only sign of a heart attack — I learned first-hand

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Natasha Johnson had no risk factors for heart disease, so she put a strange ache in her chest, shoulders and occasionally her neck and jaw down to bad posture. Just three weeks later, she was in a coronary care unit recovering from a life…

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Dr Karl: A1 vs A2 milk — is it worth paying a bit more for A2?

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The claims about A2 milk's benefits, compared to A1 milk, have changed over the years. So, is it worth paying more for A2?

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Kane rescues England in 91st minute with brace to defy obstinate Tunisia

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Harry Kane strikes at the death to give England all three points in its opening World Cup match against Tunisia, having been frustrated for so long in a 2-1 win.

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Lukaku brace helps Belgium shake off slow start against Panama

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After a sluggish start against World Cup first-timers Panama, Belgium's highly-fancied team of stars eventually click into gear and run out convincing 3-0 winners.

Michael Jackson's old elephant escapes from Jacksonville zoo enclosure

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An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch briefly escapes its enclosure at a Florida zoo, but is moonwalked back home by keepers.

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'I thought he was going to die': Liberal Party meeting turns into brawl

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A New South Wales Liberal Party meeting turns violent, after a brawl breaks out at a café in Sydney's south tonight which left one man hospitalised.

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Sweden benefits from VAR in win over South Korea

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VAR again plays its part as Sweden records a win in its opening World Cup match for the first time since 1958, with an Andreas Granqvist penalty sealing the points against South Korea.

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Grief, anger as thousands attend Eurydice Dixon vigils across Australia

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Women, men and children from all walks of life join tonight's vigils across the country in honour of Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon, whose body was found in a park last week.

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SBS to air all World Cup games for 48 hours after Optus streaming issues

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Optus announces all World Cup games will be simulcast on free-to-air SBS for two days after a wave of complaints about its subscription streaming service.

Monday, Jun 18

'Not a lot of money': Gichuhi slammed over comments about $200,000 salary

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South Australian Liberal senator Lucy Gichuhi is filmed saying her $200,000 salary is "not a lot money" in Australia. It follows questions over travel claims she made to fly two of her family members to Adelaide for a birthday party.

'Bureaucratic bastardry': DVA secretly changed rules to deny veteran's claim

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The Department of Veterans' Affairs secretly deleted an incapacity policy to prevent an injured veteran claiming assistance — without telling the veteran or his lawyer.

Dreamworld deaths could have been prevented 'by pressing button'

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The deaths of four people on Dreamworld's Thunder River Rapids ride on the Gold Coast could have been avoided if an operator pressed the emergency button, a coronial inquest hears.

Saturday, Jun 16

Bartlett to make way for Waters' return to Senate

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Having resigned last year over her dual Canadian-Australian citizenship issues, former Queensland Greens senator Larissa Waters is set to return to Federal Parliament when Andrew Bartlett steps aside in August.

Friday, Jun 15

Analysis: Britain's history with Huawei may help explain why Australia is so nervous

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To understand the deep institutional anxiety about Huawei among Australia's closest security partners, you have to understand the British experience with the Chinese telecommunications giant, writes Andrew Probyn.

‘Abused trust’: Manafort jailed over alleged witness tampering

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A federal judge sends Paul Manafort to jail pending trial after he was charged with witness tampering in the latest episode in a slow fall from grace for a man who was President Donald Trump's campaign chairman in 2016.

'We should not feel afraid': Women slam safety warnings after Dixon killing

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Warnings urging women to take responsibility for their safety after the killing of Eurydice Dixon spark criticism, as the Victorian Premier says the community must call out the "appalling attitudes" held by "many men".

Trump under fire for saluting North Korean general

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A diplomatic gaffe, or just common courtesy? North Korea releases its own footage of the summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, and it includes one awkward moment that some analysts say is a gift to North Korean propagandists.

Thursday, Jun 14

Tributes flow for 'remarkable' young comedian killed in Melbourne park

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Friends gather to remember aspiring comedian Eurydice Dixon, whose body was found on a soccer field in Melbourne's inner north, as a "talented, remarkable" woman with a bright future in comedy.

New York files suit against Trump and his charity over alleged 'illegal conduct'

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New York's Attorney-General is suing US President Donald Trump, three of his children and his namesake foundation, alleging "persistently illegal conduct" at the nonprofit including support for Mr Trump's 2016 campaign.

Consumers more annoyed with their energy company than their bank

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Grumpy Australians are becoming more likely to shop around for a better deal on their household power bills, according to a new report.

Rebel Wilson's record defamation payout dramatically slashed on appeal

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Actress Rebel Wilson's record defamation payout from magazine publisher Bauer Media is reduced from $4.5 million to just $600,000 by Victoria's Court of Appeal.